The Power of Love

The Power of Love

Jewels, Romance and Eternity

Hardback144pp Illustrated256x220mm

9781911604464     Product Code: 512724

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From gifts exchanged as part of courtly love in the Middle Ages to the work of modern designers for Hollywood stars and royalty, this well-illustrated history explores how romantic sentiments are expressed through jewellery. Focusing on Western Europe, it acknowledges the influence of ancient civilizations before tracing the development of motifs such as lovers’ knots and the symbolic meanings attached to certain flowers and gemstones.

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